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Category Archives: Travel

All Aboard the Holiday Train

Here’s a quick NYC post in between all the London pics. If you’re in town on a Sunday, take a ride aboard the vintage MTA holiday train which runs between 2nd avenue and queens plaza. It’s a perfectly festive ride for anyone headed to the holiday market shops in Bryant Park!

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Tate Modern, London

A sampling of exhibits from the Tate Modern gallery in London. I thought the Meschac Gaba African section was especially interesting and had fun snapping a selfie in the blurry mirror. Additionally, you might remember a similar Egyptian queen heads piece at the Brooklyn Museum…

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sketch Gallery, London

sketch Gallery sketch is a unique London restaurant, housed in the former headquarters of the Institute of Architects where each room has been divided into a unique dining space. We had dinner at the  Gallery, one of the larger informal dining rooms currently designed by Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed. (Creed was also commissioned to mark […]

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Fish and Chips

For our first meal in London, we opted for a quintessentially English lunch of fish and chips. We ventured a bit outside the City center to the Bull and Last, a traditional English pub located between Kentish Town and Highgate that serves crispy battered haddock with house made tartar sauce. The fish was hot, crispy […]

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Anthropologie

I’ve been dreaming of my own NYC apartment for ages, imagining how I would decorate it and what kind of design aesthetic it would have – modern / masculine? clean and minimalistic or homey and earthy? My ideas change from time to time, but whatever the theme, Anthropologie always seems to have the perfect bric […]

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An Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum

An Unlikely Prospect I originally went to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to see some greenery at the Brooklyn Botanical (and check out the nearby Hungry Ghost coffee shop). But, when I got off the 2,3 train stop I was standing right at the entrance to the Brooklyn Museum and figured it’d be a waste not to […]

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